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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedJune 18th, 2009

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Title

Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.

Summary

Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a federal court to impose a sentence below a statutory minimum if necessary to avoid violating federal provisions prescribing factors courts must consider in imposing a sentence.

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